FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

193,486,329 ha certified
32,047 CoC certificates
1,472 FM/CoC certificates

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THE 10 FSC PRINCIPLES
The 10 rules for responsible forest management

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Before a forest owner or manager can certify their forest, they must meet the ten FSC principles for responsible forest management. These rules apply to all forest types and are in place to ensure environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable forest management. The FSC 10 principles are below.